LAHORE: Police on Monday apprehended prime suspect in Lahore motorway gang rape case Abid Malhi from Faisalabad.
According to initial reports, Abid is being brought to Lahore from Faisalabad where his DNA test will be taken.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill took to the twitter to confirm the news reports saying, “Abid Malhi has been arrested and will be punished according to law.”On September 7, a woman was driving with her children on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway after midnight when her car ran out of fuel. She called a relative and the motorway police. The motorway police did not respond because the location was outside their jurisdiction. The woman was helpless and got attacked.
Unidentified assailants attacked her as she stopped her vehicle, they smashed her car window before raping her in a nearby field and robbed her of cash and jewellery. Local media reported that her children were made to watch the entire episode.